Specialisation

Key Program - Robotics and Mechatronics

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3081.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

3664.2 Bachelor of Engineering Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


This program provides the skills necessary for the design of smart machines of all types: cruise control in automobiles, pilotless spacecraft, automated factories and medical telerobotics. The course, accompanied by an extensive and integrated hands-on laboratory program, is essentially concerned with the design of intelligent mechanical systems and automation, and includes the study of robotics, computer control, automated manufacturing, microprocessor applications and machine design. Graduates in the program acquire the combined skills of mechanical and computer/electrical engineering that are needed in leading-edge industries such as aerospace systems, the car industry, automation and robotic applications, biomedical engineering, laser systems, and building materials manufacture.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Gu Fang

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn Intake

Year 2

Autumn session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300005 Circuit Theory

Spring session

300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs
300480 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
300735 Automated Manufacturing
300052 Power and Machines

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 3

Autumn session

300025 Electronics
300764 Mechanical Design
300056 Robotics

Choose one of

300763 Advanced Dynamics
300018 Digital Systems 1

Spring session

300043 Mobile Robotics
300053 Professional Practice
300487 Mechatronic Design

And one elective

Full-time - Spring Intake

Year 1

Spring session

300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary

or Elective*

300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300462 Engineering and Design Concepts

*Elective - Students without a HSC Mathematics band 5 or higher should complete 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary as an elective

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300464 Physics and Materials
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300005 Circuit Theory

Year 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300735 Automated Manufacturing
300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs
300052 Power and Machines

Autumn session

300027 Engineering Computing
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice
300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines

And one elective

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 3

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
300480 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
300487 Mechatronic Design
300043 Mobile Robotics

Autumn session

300025 Electronics
300764 Mechanical Design
300056 Robotics

Choose one of

300763 Advanced Dynamics
300018 Digital Systems 1


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